These Are The 100 Largest Companies In Michigan

Chris Kolmar
by Chris Kolmar
Biggest Companies, Rankings - 6 months ago
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If you live in Michigan and you’re looking for a job, you have come to the right place.

Because, sure, you can google things like ‘biggest companies in Michigan’ and get a fairly long list of companies with a lot of employees, or perhaps that have the biggest names — but here, we bring you the companies with the most current employees that are actually headquarted in Michigan.

Below, we’ll give you a complete list of Michigan’s 100 largest companies, but first, here’s a look at the top 10:

  1. General Motors
  2. Ford Motor
  3. Enstrom Helicopter
  4. Lear
  5. Whirlpool
  6. Trw Automotive
  7. Meijer
  8. Dow
  9. Federal-Mogul Holdings
  10. Kellogg

General Motors comes in at the top, with more current employees than any other company in the . We’ll get to specifics in a moment; first, here’s a look at our methodology.

How we identified the biggest companies in Michigan

Here at Zippia we have developed a database of over 250,000 companies that spans the entire country.

For this report, we looked at the companies headquartered in Michigan with at least 100 employees. That left us with 1,075 companies.

We then ranked each company from most to least current employees to determine the biggest companies in Michigan.

As it turns out, General Motors looks to the be the biggest company in Michigan clocking in with 225,000 employees.

Now, check out how the 100 biggest companies in Michigan ranked.

If you’re interested, you can read more about the Michigan job scene here:

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Detailed List Of The 100 Biggest Companies In Michigan

Rank Company City Employees
1 General Motors Detroit 225,000
2 Ford Motor Dearborn 201,000
3 Enstrom Helicopter Menominee 174,110
4 Lear Southfield 148,400
5 Whirlpool Benton Harbor 93,000
6 Trw Automotive 66,100
7 Meijer Grand Rapids 58,976
8 Dow Midland 55,000
9 Federal-Mogul Holdings Southfield 44,275
10 Kellogg Battle Creek 37,369
11 Stryker Portage 33,000
12 Con-way Inc 30,100
13 Cooper Standard Novi 30,000
14 BorgWarner Auburn Hills 27,000
15 Masco Livonia 26,000
16 Spectrum Health Grand Rapids 25,400
17 Penske Automotive Group Bloomfield Hills 25,000
18 AAM Detroit 25,000
19 Syntel Troy 23,011
20 Michigan State University East Lansing 19,010
21 Hanson Logistics Saint Joseph 19,000
22 Guardian Industries Auburn Hills 19,000
23 Maytag Benton Harbor 17,800
24 AEES Traverse City 17,000
25 KitchenAid Benton Harbor 16,700
26 Key Safety Systems Sterling Heights 16,300
27 McLaren Health Care Grand Blanc 16,026
28 State of Michigan Lansing 15,477
29 Altair Troy 15,000
30 Bosch USA Farmington Hills 14,396
31 Alticor Ada 14,000
32 Nexteer Automotive Auburn Hills 13,600
33 Dura Automotive Systems Auburn Hills 13,580
34 Domino’s Pizza Ann Arbor 13,340
35 Detroit Medical Center Detroit 12,000
36 Steelcase Grand Rapids 11,700
37 Gentherm Northville 11,685
38 SpartanNash Byron Center 11,500
39 Inteva Products Troy 11,500
40 Gordon Food Service Wyoming 11,108
41 Dart Container Mason 11,094
42 HCL Global Systems Farmington Hills 11,000
43 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Detroit 10,880
44 DTE Energy Detroit 10,000
45 Quicken Loans Detroit 10,000
46 Amway Ada 10,000
47 Visteon Wayne 10,000
48 Henry Ford Health System Detroit 9,920
49 Universal Forest Products Grand Rapids 9,300
50 La-Z-Boy Monroe 8,950
51 Bronson Healthcare Kalamazoo 8,910
52 Bronson Methodist Hospital, Inc. Kalamazoo 8,800
53 Tribune Media Chicago 8,200
54 Meritor Troy 8,000
55 Brose Fahrzeugteile Auburn Hills 8,000
56 Holland Holland 8,000
57 WEC Energy Group Milwaukee 7,983
58 Acument Global Technologies Sterling Heights 7,970
59 Tower International Livonia 7,900
60 CMS Energy Jackson 7,724
61 Ally Detroit 7,600
62 Kelly Services Troy 7,500
63 Ford Kentucky Truck Plant Dearborn 7,500
64 Learning Care Group Novi 7,500
65 Magna Donnelly Corporation Holland 7,500
66 Herman Miller Zeeland 7,478
67 Henniges Automotive Auburn Hills 7,000
68 Irvin Automotive Products Llc Pontiac 7,000
69 Levy Chicago 7,000
70 Munson Healthcare Traverse City 6,966
71 Ilitch Holdings Detroit 6,828
72 Children’s National Health System Washington 6,647
73 Eagle Ottawa Auburn Hills 6,500
74 MidMichigan Health Midland 6,500
75 Maxion Wheels Novi 6,400
76 R1 RCM Chicago 6,379
77 Tronc Chicago 6,333
78 Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc. Warren 6,275
79 Little Caesars Detroit 6,000
80 Haworth Holland 5,950
81 Wolverine Worldwide Rockford 5,860
82 Dialog Direct Highland Park 5,700
83 Western Michigan University Kalamazoo 5,580
84 Central Michigan University Mount Pleasant 5,470
85 Gentex Zeeland 5,315
86 Toyoda Gosei Troy 5,292
87 Sparrow Health System Lansing 5,260
88 TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Lansing 5,000
89 Jackson Mason 4,907
90 Fortis Management Group Milwaukee 4,734
91 Lineage Logistics Novi 4,567
92 Absopure Plymouth 4,519
93 Acro Service Livonia 4,500
94 National Heritage Academies Grand Rapids 4,500
95 Percepta Dearborn 4,450
96 Jason Industries Milwaukee 4,400
97 Horizon Global Troy 4,250
98 LaBelle Management Mount Pleasant 4,200
99 Stoneridge Novi 4,200
100 Superior Industries Southfield 4,189

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